child discovery center


LENA Start Graduation at Child Discovery Center

LENA Start classes help parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers from 0 to 30 months close the “talk gap.” Read full story


LENA uses power of words to build babies’ brains

The goal of LENA is to close gaps in cognitive, emotional and social development, and to improve school readiness by building brains in babies. Read full story

Studer Community Institute

Songs and rhymes improve brain development

Encouraging children to sing along and take parts of songs or rhyme are key to building conversational turns. Read full story


LENA Start launches in Pensacola, the first in Florida

Research shows that the more words children hear in the first three years of life builds the brain structure that will be needed later to support reading and thinking skills. Read full story